Homemade jams, marmalades, pickles and chutneys have always been the first items to go at farmers' markets and fetes, and why not? They are a hundred times better than the shop-bought kind. And they make such fantastic use of a glut. Alongside all the favourite raspberry, strawberry and blackberry fruit jams and marmalades, there are recipes for jellies, relishes, pickles and chutneys.
Jam, Jelly and Relish
By Ghillie James
Ghillie James shares her tips and shortcuts for making easy preserves and also shows you how to use them in some exciting recipes, like turning your Sweet Thai Chile Paste into Shrimp, Eggplant, and Pepper Curry. With over 100 recipes arranged by season, from Basil Vodka in spring and Cherry Berry Jam in summer, to Feisty Windfall Chutney in autumn and Easy Seville Marmalade in winter, you'll always have a supply of delicious preserves on hand to brighten any meal .
James Martin Easy Every Day
By James Martin
James Martin is renowned for his simple easy-to-follow recipes and comforting, tasty dishes that use the best of British ingredients, but take their inspiration from all over the world. In James Martin Easy Every Day you will find recipes selected from two of James's best-loved books - Eating in with James Martin and Delicious! This fabulous collection showcases James's signature style of tasty and impressive food that can be prepared at home without fuss or panic. From light lunches such as Lemon-dressed pasta with chargrilled salmon to hearty evening meals such as Chicken with plum and sun-dried tomatoes, easy suppers such as Cheat's coq au vin and decadent desserts such as Honey mocha mousse, there is a delicious recipe here for every occasion, every season and every taste.
James Martin's Delicious!
By James Martin
Delicious! is packed with inspirational recipes featuring mouth-watering ingredients from the deli. Every recipe offers a new idea for making the most of deli counter fare - the tasty stocks, marinated vegetables, cold meats, fresh cheeses, delicious pastas, and flavoured oils that are found in delis everywhere. All the dishes, from cheat's coq au vin to banana tarte tatin, are simple to prepare yet fantastic to look at and delicious to eat. Black-and-white step-by-step photographs reveal how to perform the trickiest techniques, and more than thirty colour pictures show the finished dishes. But Delicious! is more than just a recipe book. James offers invaluable advice on how to choose vinegars, oils, pickles, dressings, and other deli counter produce - creating a unique introduction to the bewildering array of fabulous foods from the deli.
Jams & Conserves
So much fruit is now on sale throughout the year, you no longer have to wait until it comes into season. And making jam, jellies and conserves is so easy - a large pan, a long spoon, an apron to protect against splashes, sugar and lots of fruit and bottles - what could be simpler? Almost every kind of fruit can be made into jam with the addition of lemon juice or simple jelly fixer. So choose your favourite combination and get out that pan.
Jancis Robinson's Wine Tasting Workbook
By Jancis Robinson
This guide to wine-tasting combines practical instruction with space for writing your own tasting notes. There is advice on how to record sensations and experiences, how to serve and store wine, and what to expect from wine-tasting sessions.
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How can you shake off those niggling everyday worries? Immerse yourself in these detailed designs inspired by Japan. You will become totally absorbed in the wonderful images drawn from nature and from legend (cherry trees, clouds, waves, dragons, tigers, carp and much more). Many are redolent of the age of the Samurai. Choose an illustration at random, then make a start, using whichever colours you like and choosing from felt-tips, pencils, gouaches or pastels. Gradually, you'll find calm returning as your thoughts focus purely on the action of colouring in. The sheets in this pad are all detachable, so you can display your favourite creations. Just 5-10 minutes a day of colouring in is enough to encourage mindfulness.
The Japanese Kitchen
By Kimiko Barber
The Japanese Kitchen is a visually stunning and fascinating insight into the exquisite cuisine of Japan. Kimiko Barber presents 100 ingredients, from the more familiar, such as soba (noodles) to the more unusual umeboshi (pickled plum), covering history, appearance, taste, buying, storing, culinary use and health benefits. These are accompanied by 200 delicious recipes, from classic recipes such as Chicken Teriyaki and Miso Soup to modern dishes like Crabmeat, Chilli and Lime Sushi and Cucumber Cups with Wasabi Mayonnaise. Through informative prose and beautiful photography, this book tells the full story behind Japanese cuisine and makes it inviting and accessible to all.
Japanese Art: the colouring book
By Frédérique Cassegrain, Dominique Foufelle
Pick up your pencils or brushes and colour in 20 beautiful landscapes from Japanese master Hokusai, including The Great Wave at Kanagawa, The Falcon and the Cherry Blossoms and Mount Fuji in Clear Weather. Along the way learn about the techniques and most famous works of this famous master. For each painting, there is an image of the original painting, a line image to colour in, a brief history of the painting, and a blank page for drawing. Unleash your creativity, practise your technique and sketch your own image in the Hokusai style. Whether you are a colouring fan, a lover of art or an aspiring artist, this book is a must-have.
By Harumi Kurihara
Learn how to prepare more than 70 authentic Japanese recipes for fish and seafood, meat, rice, tofu, sushi, noodles, soup, vegetables, desserts and drinks. With suggestions for complete meals, a glossary of ingredients and their western alternatives, and lists of suppliers, Harumi demystifies modern Japanese cooking. Illustrated throughout with superb photographs of dishes, preparation steps, tableware and presentation ideas, Harumi's Japanese Cooking gives a popular insight into the way meals are eaten in Japan today. Drawing on traditional elements, the recipes embrace simplicity and elegance, combining authentic Japanese cuisine with contemporary tastes.With more than 100 recipes for fish and seafood, meat, rice, tofu, sushi, noodles, soup, vegetables, desserts and drinks, Harumi's Japanese Cooking provides a broad selection of mouthwatering recipes. Helpfully, she also suggests which recipes combine well for meals. A glossary of ingredients and their western alternatives, plus useful lists of suppliers complete the book, making it today's most comprehensive introduction to modern Japanese food.
Jekka's Complete Herb Book
By Jekka Mcvicar
This is one of the all-time classic gardening bestsellers with over 350 varieties of herb to grow and over 200 delicious and inventive recipes. It is a spread-by-spread reference work bringing together all aspects of an individual herb - history and folklore, species to grow and cosmetic, medicinal and culinary uses. Chapters on propagation, harvesting and making herb oils are complemented with ideas for 10 different designs for herb gardens and a yearly calendar. Accurate colour photography means that identification for the reader is simple as well as making the book a glorious companion - the only book on the subject the reader will ever need.
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Jim Beam Bourbon Cookbook
By Jim Beam
The Jim Beam Bourbon Cookbook contains more than 70 delicious, easy-to-make recipes, all using the world's no.1 bourbon to bring a whiskey-flavoured twist to your favourite meals and drinks.Enjoy Bourbon Baby Back Ribs and the ultimate Kentucky Quarter Pounder burger, or try Bourbon Chocolate Truffles and a classic Old Fashioned cocktail - all infused with the taste of Jim Beam bourbon. With recipes for cocktails, to feed a crowd, for the barbecue or for everyday eating, there's a Jim Beam recipe for every occasion.Recipes include: Pancakes with Bacon and Bourbon Syrup Jim Beam Chicken Nuggets Sticky Bourbon Wings With Asian Slaw Pulled Pork Tacos with Sweetcorn Salsa Spiked Chilli Con Carne Slow-cooked Whiskey Brisket Roast Chicken with Jim's Gravy Bourbon-glazed Salmon Fillets Bourbon Cherry Brownies Apple Crumble with Beam-infused Cream New York Bourbon Cheesecake Jim's Mint Julep Sour Jim Whiskey Sour Old Fashioned